2013 Holiday Wish List: Tech Toys
This entry was posted on December 17, 2013.
Don't expect many building blocks on your children's Christmas wish lists this year. This is the age of digital electronics, and kids everywhere want their fill of tech toys under the Christmas tree. From new kids' tablets to robotic toys, give your children something new and techy this holiday season. Below are 5 of this season’s hottest technology driven toys.
Teksta Robotic Puppy
Is your child begging for a puppy under the tree this Christmas? Well, the Teksta robotic puppy provides the perfect replacement for the real thing. This robotic pet responds to voice and comes when you call it. It wags its tail, shows eye expressions, barks and whines just like a real puppy. The Teksta puppy reacts to your hand gestures and does a variety of tricks, from walking and sitting to performing a back flip. All the fun a pet brings, without the mess? We think this might be the best gift ever!
LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra
Give your children their very own tablet for Christmas. The LeapPad Ultra has a 7-inch screen and a kid-friendly Wi-Fi browser. It comes with parental settings and gives you control over how long your children use the tablet and what sites they visit. The LeapPad Ultra has 11 custom apps for drawing pictures, playing games, reading e-books, watching videos and listening to music.
VTech Kidizoom Twist Plus Camera
With the VTech Kidizoom Twist Plus camera, your children will have the freedom to capture images and record videos of their daily lives. This 2-megapixel camera comes with a stop-frame animation feature, a 4x digital zoom and a flash. The Kidizoom has 256 MB of internal memory, which stores up to 350 images or 10 minutes of video. It also supports microSD, allowing for more photo and video storage space.
VTech Challenger Laptop
Prepare you kids for our tech-savvy world and teach your children how to use a laptop at an early age with the VTech Challenger laptop. This slim laptop comes with 40 educational activities and teaches your children English, math and other skills. The Challenger features a full QWERTY keyboard and a separate mouse, and it has a progressive learning system with fun gameplay.
Remember Furbies? Well, they’re back. Introduce your children to their new best friend: Furby Boom. As you talk to Furby, it learns words and speaks more English. Furby also remembers the name you give it and also the name of other Furby friends. With the Furby Boom app, you can play games and raise virtual Furblings on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
Tech toys make ideal gifts for this holiday season. Most tech toys require batteries, so make sure you have plenty on hand before your children open their presents. From educational laptops to fun-loving robots, bring a smile to your children's face on Christmas morning with one of these top tech toys of 2013.